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Rivian’s Electric Amazon Prime Delivery Van Spotted on the Road

image via @klwtts Back in October, Amazon announced a partnership with electric vehicle maker, Rivian, to produce custom delivery vans. Three custom delivery vehicle models are expected to deliver in 2021, and now one of the first vans has been spotted outside of Rivan headquarters. Numerous images of one Rivan Amazon delivery van were spotted […]

Electrify Canada EV Chargers Launch in Alberta

Electrify American charger off of Highway 1 at The Shops of Canmore One of the major problems faced by the electric vehicle (EV) industry today is the lack of charging infrastructure to support a major switch from internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles. In spite of this, a number of companies are working to improve this […]

Quebec to Ban Sales of New Gas-Powered Cars in 2035

According to CBC News, the Legault administration is set up to present a ban on the sales of new Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) powered vehicles in 2035 as the spearhead of its green economy plan. The Quebec government will unveil its plans on Monday, November 16. The Quebec government's green economy plan is expected to include […]

GM Recalls Over 68,000 Chevy Bolts Over Battery Fire Risk

After complaints of battery fires in Chevrolet Bolt EVs, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is working in collaboration with General Motors Co. (GM) to find the cause of the problem. In the meantime, GM has decided to recall 68,667 Chevy Bolt units manufactured between 2017 and 2019, reports The Detroit News.  Chevy Bolt […]

Honda Plans to Be First Mass Producer of Level 3 Autonomous Cars

On Wednesday, Honda Motor Company said it would be the world’s first automaker to produce level 3 autonomous cars on a mass scale, as reported by Reuters. The Japan-based company also plans to release a car with the autonomous system by the end of March 2021, according to a press release. The press release states, […]

Wuling Hongguang Mini EV Outsells Tesla Model 3 in China

A new electric vehicle (EV), created from a joint General Motors (GM) venture, has already brought in tens of thousands of preorders and surpassed the Tesla Model 3, becoming China’s best-selling EV currently on the market. The car, Wuling’s Hongguang Mini, was launched in late July and costs only $4,300 dollars, a major selling point […]

Edmonton EV Charging Station Rebate Goes Live for Homes, Businesses

A program in Edmonton, Alberta, is subsidizing fast-charging for homes and business, in ongoing efforts to encourage consumers to buy electric vehicles (EVs). According to CBC, the Canadian city’s EV charging station rebate for homes and businesses will continue for at least the next two years. The program, which has a total cost of $300,000 […]

Rivian R1T Pricing Starts at $75,000, R1S Slightly Higher

Fans of electric vehicle (EV) startup Rivian have something to be excited about this morning, as many await the release, production, and delivery of the company’s first truck and SUV. Rivian has now announced that its order configurator for the R1T and R1S will go live next week, meaning that customers will finally be able […]

Hyundai Reveals Electric, Plug-In, Hybrid Vehicle Lines for 2022

Hyundai, like many other companies right now, is vigorously looking to make a shift to electric vehicles (EVs), and other low-emission transportation options. In a new announcement last week, Hyundai shared its expansion of its “eco-focused” line-up of 2022 models, which includes a total of 10 vehicles with four Hybrids, two Plug-in Hybrids, one Fuel […]

Berlin Mercedes-Benz Manager Joins Tesla Instead

Tesla’s overseeing manager from the Giga Berlin construction site recently left, though sources are not sure why. Now, however, Tesla will gain an employee from a competing automaker, a manufacturing executive with many years of experience that is sure to benefit the company’s goals. Tesla’s Giga Berlin will now gain the support of Rene Reif, […]

Canada Looks to Create ZEV-Dedicated Supply Chain

Zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) are a hot topic throughout the world right now, and various countries, companies, and other organizations are finding ways to help the public gain access to these electric vehicles (EVs). In a new initiative, the Canadian ZEV Industry Coalition, born of Transition Accelerator and Electric Mobility Canada and with support from Dunsky […]

Ford Mustang Mach-E Early EPA Range Estimates Revealed

After recent price drops for the 2021 Mustang Mach-E, Ford fans and onlookers are wondering to see how the automaker’s first electric vehicle (EV) will perform with regards to range. New estimate documents were posted online in the Mach-E Forum Monday (via CNET), showing estimates for Ford’s Mustang Mach-E rear-wheel-drive (RWD) extended range option at […]

Canada’s York Region to Build 70 New Electric Vehicle Chargers

The Canadian government has announced a $350,000 CAD investment to build 70 new level 2 electric vehicle (EV) chargers in the Regional Municipality of York in Ontario. “We are providing greener options for Canadians to get where they need to go. This is how we get to net zero by 2050,” said Seamus O’Regan Canada’s Minister of Natural […]

Joe Biden Presidency Favours More Electric Vehicles and Chargers

With Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden announced as the projected winner of the 2020 U.S. Presidential election, the auto industry must prepare for harsher regulations on carbon emissions (and Internal Combustion Engines in general), along with policies that promote the purchase and use of electric vehicles, reports Reuters. With auto industry workers holding significant voting […]

Toyota President Trash Talk: Tesla ‘Has Not Created a Real Business’

Tesla has “not created a real business in the real world yet,” said Akio Toyoda, President of the Toyota Motor Corporation, according to a report by CNBC. Toyota president: Tesla has 'not created a real business in the real world yet' https://t.co/Lrd2RIfL7Y — CNBC (@CNBC) November 6, 2020 Fielding questions after Friday’s earnings call, Toyota executives […]